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Spotlight: Ingredients for Success

Delta Cuisine, a commercial kitchen and nonprofit, is providing a venue for food-related entrepreneurs to stir up business in the Delta. Photographs Courtesy of Delta Cuisine hat was initially a plan to train people to work in restaurants has succeeded in that and is moving toward a tool to coach...

AMPed Up Construction/Real Estate

Construction: Restoring Faded Glory

June/July 2016 Issue Cities and towns across Arkansas were once home to community movie theaters, many of which have fallen into disrepair. Several initiatives are working to revitalize these structures — here are stories of five of those projects. Top photo: The Rialto Theatre in Morrilton...

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Spotlight: Making It to the Top

April/May 2016 Issue The 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup allows college and graduate students from across the state to present their business plans for competition. hirty-seven teams from 11 universities — a total of 122 students — are vying for a part of the $154,000 prize pool for...

AMPed Up

Entrepreneurs: Lifting the Natural State

April/May 2016 Issue Made up of an elite class of volunteers, Accelerate Arkansas strives to raise the state’s per capita income by supporting entrepreneurship and innovation. ccelerate Arkansas’ mission is focused but its members — and its reach — are widespread. The organization’s goal...

AMPed Up Technology

Technology: Capitalizing on Campaigns

February/March 2016 Issue Little Rock tech company Raise the Money offers a payment-processing platform to help candidates – from presidential to local races – bring in company funds. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal aise the money” is arguably one of the most important phrases...

Magazine November/December 2015 Tourism

An Arkansas Champion

November/December 2015 Issue As a state Parks, Recreation and Travel commissioner, Cindy Smith works to spread the word about the state’s greatest assets. Photography by Janet Warlick Photographed on location at Historic Arkansas Museum Back to main article indy Smith has a knack for turning the...